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LOLER Specialist - Aberdeen/Offshore

All - Other Engineering
Ref: 702 Date Posted: Friday 30 Nov 2018
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LOLER Specialist



FPS is a 100% INEOS-owned integrated oil and gas liquid transportation and processing system with a nominal capacity in excess of one million barrels per day serving the central area of the North Sea.

Oil and gas liquids from over 50 offshore fields and St Fergus flow through pipelines into FPS. FPS transports crude oil and gas liquids from offshore and onshore entry points, processes the liquids at Kinneil and redelivers to the customer Forties Blend crude oil at Hound Point and either Raw Gas or fractionated Gas Products at Grangemouth.

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Maintenance and TAR Manager, act as the Site/Installation Responsible Persons representative (focal point) for all technical issues relating to lifting and moving loads across Ineos FPS (North).

Provide safe systems of work for all activities associated with lifting and moving loads to ensure that all lifting operations can be carried out efficiently without risk to safety and in accordance with UK Statutory Regulations.

Act as the site/installation focal point for all technical matters relating to the specification, procurement and the Integrity Assurance process of all items of Lifting Equipment on the site/installation

Undertake discreet maintenance projects as assigned by the Maintenance and TAR manager

Principle Accountabilities

  • Responsible for providing the assurance through technical audit that the management, control and execution of lifting operations are in compliance with the UK Statutory Regulations, the Clients Lifting Standards and procedures, and where applicable, the INEOS Corporate Lifting standards

  • Lifting operations are being undertaken within a safe system of work e.g. properly planned, risk assessed, appropriately supervised and carried out in a safe manner by competent personnel

  • Provide technical guidance and support to the onshore and offshore Rigging teams to ensure all lifting operations are implemented safely and efficiently and in accordance with LOLER and BS7121 Parts 1, 2,11 and any other applicable industry / project specific lifting standards

  • Custodian for the management of change process for lift plans, ensuring all changes to lift plans are formally documented, evaluated and where applicable endorsed by the appropriate technical authority(s). All changes to lift plan must be endorsed by the Appointed Person

  • Create, Review and endorse lift plans as required

  • Ensure that the technical integrity of all lifting equipment used on the site/installation is continually assured thorough the performance of regular lifting equipment inspections are carried out in accordance with the requirements of LOLER and where applicable, the Assets Written Scheme of Examination (WSE)

  • Provide technical advice and support to offshore rigging & lifting supervision

  • Responsible for lift planning method, ensuring common standards across all sites

  • Responsible for competence of offshore and onshore Appointed persons

  • Liaise with third party companies to review lift plans, personnel competencies and provide support to lifting operations

Qualifications, knowledge and Skills

  • A Valid Competent Person Qualification issued by one of the following award bodies :LOLER Competent Person (Certificate of Competence OPITO) ECITB Appointed Person – Appointed Person Moving Loads (Certificate of Training) and TAP01 Planning a Rigging Operation (Certificate of Achievement) CPCS A61 Appointed Person (Blue Card)

  • Appropriate documented evidence confirming the trade – NVQ Level 3 (SCQF level 6 Diploma) Moving Engineering Construction Loads and OPITO rigging assessment stage 3/4

  • Appropriate Supervisory Qualification

  • Banksman/Slinging Stage 3/4 (OPITO)

  • Lifting Equipment Inspection

  • Rigging Loft Management

  • Managing Working at Height

  • Use of Fall Arrest Suspension and rescue Equipment

  • Working at Height/Harness Equipment User

  • BOSIET/Approved Offshore Medical/MIST

  • High level of communication skills, dealing with all levels in the organisation.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their CV and apply